Software Update: MSI Afterburner 1.3.0

MSI, together with Rivatuner, develops the MSI Afterburner program, a tweak program for various MSI graphics cards. It can track and display the various values ​​of the graphics card such as clock rate, voltage, temperature, fan speed and frame rate. In addition, it is possible to overclock and create different profiles that can be easily switched between to achieve optimal performance. The developers have released version 1.3.0 with the following list of changes:

Version 1.3.0:

  • Added voltage control for reference design AMD RADEON HD 4770 and AMD RADEON HD 5770 series graphics cards with L6788A voltage regulators
  • Added voltage control for custom design MSI N240GT D3 series graphics cards with uP6262 voltage regulators
  • Fixed database entry for AMD RADEON HD 4870 X2 graphics cards. Afterburner no longer adjusts 2D voltage instead of 3D voltage on AMD RADEON HD 4870 X2

Version 1.2.0:

  • Added NVIDIA G 210 and GT 240 series graphics cards support
  • Added voltage control for custom design MSI N220GT and N240GT series graphics cards with uP6262 voltage regulators
  • Added initial AMD RADEON HD 5750 and AMD RADEON HD 5770 series graphics cards support
  • Added Logitech keyboards LCD displays support. Now it is possible to display hardware monitor data in Logitech keyboards LCD
  • Extended I2C address scanning range for uP6208 voltage regulators to allow supporting voltage control on non-MSI custom design graphics cards equipped with uP6208
  • Fixed on-board memory size detection for AMD RADEON HD 5000 series graphics cards
  • now [Synchronize settings for similar graphics processors] option also affects voltage control
  • Fixed database entry for AMD RADEON HD 4890 series graphics cards. Afterburner no longer adjusts 2D voltage instead of 3D voltage on AMD RADEON HD 4890
  • Fixed database entry for AMD RADEON HD 5850 series graphics cards. Afterburner no longer adjusts UVD voltage instead of 3D voltage on AMD RADEON HD 5850
  • Automatic profiles manager is now restarted after resuming from suspended mode
  • Revised VRM access synchronization protocol for safer simultaneous VRM polling by multiple software products at the same time
  • Added [Always on top] setting to the context menu of detached hardware monitor window. When this option is disabled, hardware monitor window can be minimized to the taskbar while staying in detached mode
  • Now it is possible to pause hardware monitor activity via [Pause] option in the context menu of hardware monitor window
  • Maximum allowed hardware polling period has been extended from 5 to 60 seconds
  • Added configuration file setting allowing power users to display performance profiler status informaition in the hardware monitor window. The information allows estimating average CPU performance hit caused by hardware monitor and software automatic fan control layers
  • Optimized timer message queue processing under high CPU load conditions for better hardware monitoring and software automatic fan control events handling
  • Reduced CPU usage for simultaneous GPU clock frequency and GPU usage readings on AMD graphics cards, both values ​​are being read in single pass now
  • Maximum limits has been extended from 1000 to 1500MHz for core clock graph and from 2000 to 2500MHz for shader clock and memory clock graphs
  • Added readme file and option to display it in the installer
  • now [Fan] tab is not displayed in advanced settings window if there are no fan control capable GPUs in the system
  • Updated context help files, added more hints to [User define] help button

Version 1.1.0:

  • Added AMD RADEON HD 5850 and AMD RADEON HD 5870 series graphics cards support
  • Added NVIDIA GT 220 series graphics cards support
  • Fixed database entry for MSI N260GTX Lightning series graphics cards. Voltage control is no longer locked on MSI N260GTX Lightning cards
  • Fixed a bug causing the hotkeys to be ignored till restarting software after opening and closing advanced settings window
  • Default tray icon text color has been changed from white to red to improve icon text readability in Windows 7
  • Improved internal command line based I2C scanner

Version number 1.3.0
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows XP x64, Windows Vista, Windows Vista x64
Website MSIA
Download http://event.msi.com/vga/afterburner/images/MSIAafterburnerSetup130.zip
File size 1.03MB
License type Freeware

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